After avoiding the media for more than two weeks, legislative candidate Darin Mitchell appeared Thursday in a Maricopa County Superior Court, finally answering questions about where he lives.Read More »
The attorney for a Republican lawmaker is asking a judge to bar two counties from printing ballots until residency questions surrounding the man who beat him in last month’s election are settled.
But elections officials say the early deadline for printing fewer than 250 ballots for military and overseas voters makes that impossible, and could mean that Darin Mitchell’s name appears on the ballots for the district’s other 94,000 voters that will be printed later this month – even if a judge rules that he is ineligible to hold office.
After winning a three-way Republican primary for two House seats in the heavily Republican Legislative District 13 on Aug. 28, the road to the Arizona House of Representatives was wide open for political newcomer Darin Mitchell.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the top-two primary initiative can go to the November ballot, rejecting an opposition group’s argument that a trial court erred in not giving the group enough time to introduce evidence against it.Read More »
Slightly more than 26 percent of registered voters in Maricopa County cast ballots in the Aug. 28 primary election, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office reported.Read More »
The federal abuse-of-power investigation into America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff may have been closed without criminal charges but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal troubles are far from over.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that an initiative to overhaul the state’s primary system has enough valid signatures to go on the November ballot.Read More »
Supporters of a proposed initiative to create a “top-two” primary elections system allege that Maricopa County election officials improperly invalidated hundreds of petition signatures and are going to court in a bid to get the Open Elections/Open Government Act on the November ballot.Read More »
Incumbent Joe Arpaio remains far ahead of three other candidates in fundraising for the Maricopa County sheriff's race.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has filled named a Phoenix-area court commissioner to fill a vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court.Read More »